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Expert comment: Aid workers in the line of fire
Allard Duursma of The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute looks at acts of violence against aid workers and peacekeepers.
Students donate over £85,000 and 2,300 meals to charity
Undergraduate students leaving halls have donated the equivalent of £85,750 to the British Heart Foundation in the annual ‘Give It Don’t Bin It’ end of year campaign.
Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
New research has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from ‘hijacking’ the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain.
Researchers use polystyrene to make cheaper next-generation solar panels
Researchers from Manchester are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells cheaper and more stable.
Policy blog: trade unions, EU workers and ‘Brexit’: more complexity, less certainty
The third in our series of policy blogs from the ‘Brexit, Regulation and Society’ event explores the impact of Brexit, trade deals and EU migration for UK trade unions.
‘Payment by results’ for drug misuse treatment gets mixed reception
A team of University of Manchester academics has given the government’s pilot 'Payment By Results' scheme for drug misuse treatment a mixed reception.
Way of predicting worsening frailty in over 40s men discovered
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered how to predict worsening frailty in men over the age of 40.
Flexible batteries power the future of wearable technology
The rapid development of wearable technology has received another boost from a new development using graphene for printed electronic devices.
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